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Old 11-22-2012, 10:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Lefty-Canuck View Post
If you have a walk in...skin it...no need to leave the hide on and drag that hair into a clean cooler. Butchers don't leave the hide on a side of beef in a cooler.

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A side of beef has a lot more protective fat to trim away than a deer does. I've done it both ways and the product is always better if the hide is left on deer until butchering. Elk and moose are a different story.
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